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OnyxCollie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-11 10:19 AM
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9. So why hasn't the Obama DoJ enforced its order for ES&S to diversify?
Let's look at the authors of the Help America Vote Act:

Rep. Bob Ney, who was convicted of bribery and corruption for deals with Jack Abramoff and sentenced to 30 months in prison

Rep. Tom DeLay, who was convicted of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering to get repub candidates elected, and received a sentence of three years in prison (See also DeLay's ties to Abramoff.)

Sen. Chuck Hagel, who had business and financial ties with ES&S, the company that currently has a monopoly on vote-counting in the US

And remember Sen Chris Dodd?

Dodd was apparently under the impression that being a "Friend of Angelo" Mozilo and writing the bill that would allow a privately-owned, highly partisan corporation to use secret, proprietary software to count our votes was enough to endear him to the Powers That Be.

It was not. He did worse than Kucinich.

Now, given all of the above, and the fact that every time an "anomaly" occurs with these electronic voting machines it benefits Republicans, why has the Obama administration not enforced its order for ES&S to diversify?

Why do you think that is?
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